Around campus – McGill SURE Poster Presentation Fair

On August 10, two people from our Centre for Infrastructure Innovation, Sylvie Boulanger, Senior Director, and Soufyane Loubar, Senior Engineer, visited the McGill University campus to meet with students in the Summer Undergraduate Research in Engineering (SURE) program. Sylvie and Soufyane heard students present the research projects they conducte ...
14 August 2017   ·


Being an engineer means working for social change

We recently partnered with local non-profit Spectre de rue to find lasting solutions to help people near the Jacques Cartier Bridge who are homeless or coping with drug addiction. Spectre de rue has been working in the Centre-Sud neighbourhood of Montreal for over 20 years with marginalized people in the downtown area on issues related […] ...
14 August 2017   ·


Fatima Ait Haddou – Trainee JCCBI

Every year, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) welcomes engineering students as interns. We think that there’s no better way to train future engineers than by letting them apply the concepts they learn in school. Fatima Ait Haddou is one of the lucky students chosen in 2017 to come work at JCCBI as […] ...
14 August 2017   ·


ASCE Regional Steel Bridge Competition Montreal engineering students come away with top honours!

The ASCE Regional Student Steel Bridge Competition was held on April 21 and 22 in Syracuse, NY. Join us in congratulating the Pont d’acier Hercule team from ÉTS , which came in first for the entire competition and won the construction speed, economy, lightness and efficiency categories. With this victory in hand, the ÉTS team […] ...
15 May 2017   ·


INAUGURAL LIGHT SHOW Come celebrate with us at the Jacques Cartier Bridge on May 17!

After more than two years of work by hundreds of different professionals (including sixty engineers!) who tackled many technical and creative challenges, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) is very pleased to invite you to the official lighting of the Jacques Cartier Bridge on May 17. Come watch this unique event that wil ...
15 May 2017   ·


Portrait of Francis Robert: trainee at JCCBI

The Corporation cares about training the next generation of engineers. It therefore has close relationships with Quebec universities to offer internships that help students discover the profession, feel confident about their career choice, and take on responsibility for a project. For nearly a month now, The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI) has been […] ...
28 February 2017   ·


Quebec student engineers have the right stuff! The Pont d’acier Hercule club vies for a second North American title

Last year for the first time, a Canadian university won the National Student Steel Bridge Competition, which is organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers. Out of 223 participating universities, the Pont d’acier Hercule team fro ...
28 February 2017   ·


TOP 5: Advice from civil engineers

Being a civil engineer means… Raphaël Lavoie, Eng., JCCBI Project Coordinator “Getting to work on large-scale projects that have a direct impact on both users and local populations. It also means realizing the scope of your professional duty when it comes to making decisions to keep users safe.” “Learning much more than technical standards and […] ...
10 February 2017   ·


Come join us at Pont Pop 2017!

Each year at the end of February, hundreds of high school and CEGEP students go head to head with the École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS) to see who can create a strong but aesthetically pleasing bridge using just popsicle sticks, toothpicks, white glue, and dental floss! Prizes totalling $10,000 will be awarded to teams that […] ...
10 February 2017   ·


Polytechnique Montréal takes up the “cardboard bridge” challenge

During Civil Engineering Week, JCCBI went to the École Polytechnique de Montréal on February 6 to judge the first “cardboard bridge” competition organized by the student association’s civil engineering committee in collaboration with structural engineering professors from the Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering. With ...
10 February 2017   ·